Jakarta, Klinik Farma – President Joko Widodo held a limited air quality improvement meeting in Jabodetabek at Merdeka Palace, Jakarta on Monday (August 14, 2023). Air quality in the area is a concern, Jokowi said.
“This morning we had an air quality meeting in Jabodetabek, which over the past week the air quality in Jabodetabek has been very, very poor,” he said.
According to Jokowi, air quality as of August 12, 2023 was at 156 with an unhealthy characteristic.
In addition, the head of state said that several factors led to this situation. Here are the details:
The long dry season over the past three months has resulted in high pollutant concentrations.
Emissions from transport
Industrial activities in Jabodetabek, especially those that use coal in manufacturing.
Complicated economy, Jokowi calls Indonesia vibrant